Policy Memorandums

Policy Memorandums

Date Title Attachments
09/05/2003 Instrument Departure Criteria in Terminal Instrumental Procedure 903 (PDF) N/A
12/04/2003 Directive Feedback Information Order 8260.3B (TERPS), TERPS Control 03-01 (PDF) N/A
06/17/2004 Interim Guidance for Evaluating Area Navigation (RNAV) Holding Patterns (PDF) N/A
06/18/2004 Automated Precipitous Terrain Adjustments (PDF) N/A
12/06/2004 Application of Short Take Off Landing (STOL) Holding Pattern Criteria (PDF) N/A
07/07/2005 Policy on Use of 175 Knots Indicated Airspeed (KIAS) Holding Pattern (PDF) N/A
11/14/2006 Remote Altimeter Setting Source (RASS) Adjustment and Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) Association with Helicopter Point-in-Space (PinS) and Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) to a Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Heliport (IVH) Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) (PDF) N/A
11/27/2006 Interim Guidance for GPS Holding Leg Length (PDF) N/A
03/08/2007 Clarification of Intent of FAA Order 8260.3B, United States Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS), Volume 1, Paragraph 1720 (PDF) N/A
03/30/2007 Continuous Descent Angle on Instrument Procedures (PDF) N/A
03/03/2008 Transponder Landing System (TLS) Design Criteria (PDF) N/A
08/28/2008 Localizer Directional Aid (LDA) with Glide Slope Procedure Construction Criteria (PDF) N/A
12/08/2008 Clarification of Order 8260.3B, United States Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS), Paragraph 1750d (PDF) N/A
12/30/2009 Updated Criteria for Airship Area Navigation (RNAV) Approach Procedures (PDF) N/A
10/25/2010 Use of Step-Down Fixes for Obstruction Evaluation/Airport Airspace Analysis (OE/AAA) Mitigation (PDF) N/A
11/16/2010 Clarification of Remote Altimeter Setting Source (RASS) Application to Missed Approach Surface Elevations (PDF) N/A
02/09/2011 United States Standard for Locating the Precise Final Approach Fix (PFAF, FAF) On Instrument Approach Procedures and Locating Fixes for Air Traffic Control (ATC) Vertical Separation Purposes (PDF) Download Calculation Tool (ZIP)
08/16/2011 Interim Criteria for Precision Approach Obstacle Assessment and Category II/III Instrument Landing System (ILS) Requirements (PDF) N/A
12/29/2011 Standard Threshold Crossing Height (TCH) Values (PDF) N/A
01/12/2012 Required Navigation Performance (RNP) 1 Departure Procedures (DP) (PDF) N/A
03/01/2013 Clarification to Order 8260.58, United States Standard for Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Instrument Procedure Design (PDF) N/A
04/24/2013 Use of NAVAIDs in RNP AR Instrument Flight Procedure Design (PDF) N/A
09/04/2013 Temporary Waivers to FAA Order 8260.3B, United States Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS), Volume 1, Chapter 3, Paragraph 3.3.2c (PDF) N/A
10/30/2013 Waiver to FAA Order 8260.3B, United States Standard for Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS), Volume 1, Chapter 3, Paragraph 3.3.2c(1)(b) (PDF) N/A
11/04/2013 Clarification of Order 8260.58, US Standard for Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Instrument Procedure Design, policy relative to Heading to Altitude (VA) followed by Direct to Fix (DF) legs (PDF) N/A
01/08/2014 Publish Touchdown Zone Elevation (TDZE) on Instrument Approach Charts (PDF) N/A
01/28/2014 Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) Periodic Review Requirements Revised (PDF) N/A
02/19/2014 Waivers to Order 8260.58, U.S. Standard for Performance Based Navigation (PBN) Instrument Procedure Design, on Required Navigation Performance (RNP) Value Changes and RNP Visual Obstacle Identification Surface (OIS) Requirements (PDF) N/A

TERPS Instruction Letters (TILS)

TERPS Instruction Letters (TILS)

TIL Number Title
00-016 (PDF) Interim United States Army Helicopter Departure Criteria